The Grave's A Fine and Private Place

The Grave's A Fine and Private Place

A Flavia De Luce Novel

Large Print - 2018
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In the wake of an unthinkable family tragedy, twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is struggling to fill her empty days. For a needed escape, Dogger, the loyal family servant, suggests a boating trip for Flavia and her two older sisters. As their punt drifts past the church where a notorious vicar had recently dispatched three of his female parishioners by spiking their communion wine with cyanide, Flavia, an expert chemist with a passion for poisons, is ecstatic. Suddenly something grazes her fingers as she dangles them in the water. She clamps down on the object, imagining herself Ernest Hemingway battling a marlin, and pulls up what she expects will be a giant fish. But in Flavia's grip is something far better: a human head, attached to a human body. If anything could take Flavia's mind off sorrow, it is solving a murder--although one that may lead the young sleuth to an early grave.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine :, Thorndike Press,, 2018
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781432847029
1432847023
Characteristics: 457 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
large print (16 point),rda

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